Why Enter the Awards

Why Enter the Awards

Entering these awards will bring many benefits to your business. It’s always great to see the amazing impact that gaining national recognition has on personal performance. Many people are transformed by a new level of confidence and their careers often launched on a new trajectory over a prolonged period.

Normally at least 50% of the organisations opt to have  of the presentations will be open for others to watch. Many organisations bring a few extra people just to go and watch the open presentations and bring back heaps of learning.

Recognition for your achievements

You and your team have worked hard, and if you're reading this page, then you have accomplished something remarkable. Acknowledge your achievements by entering the UK Complaint Handling Awards. The simple fact that you have nominated your business speaks volumes to your team about how much you value their efforts.

Exposure for you and your organisation

The Awards are well publicised. Our media partner Customer Experience Magazine (CXM) gives the Awards, the Judges, the Finalists and the Winners the opportunity to raise their profile and tell their story. The team at Awards International will also provide you with media support and advice to help you get the most out of your involvement with the Awards.

Return on Investment

Awards influence buying decisions! Boost Marketing, the largest Awards entry consultancy, found that over 80% of businesses and consumers surveyed were influenced by Awards, and almost half (49%) of those surveyed agreed that award-winning suppliers deliver superior products and services, this was the number one factor in selecting suppliers.

Access to Complaint Handling leaders

Grow your network by connecting with influencers. Entering the UK Complaint Handling Awards gives you access to a network of over 150 complaint handling leaders and influencers from a truly diverse mix of companies, big and small. There is plenty of time to network throughout the Awards Finals with allocated breaks for sharing ideas with colleagues and new friends.

Share best practice

Previous Award Finals attendees tell us they really value the opportunity to engage with, and learn from other organisations who are all at different stages on their complaint handling journeys. As an attendee at the Awards, you will be able to attend 'open' Finalist Presentations to find out how other companies are taking their complaint handling initiatives to the next level, as well as gleaning inside tips to take back to the office.


You will receive valuable feedback from our panel of impartial, independent and expert industry Judges. Make it through to the Finals and you will receive your very own scores and written evaluation report to either give you the reassurance you’re doing everything right, or provide pointers to help you take your project to the next level.

Reward & motivate your team

Entering Awards provides an immediate boost to workplace morale, even more so when you involve your team in the entry process. Employees enjoy working for successful companies and winning or being shortlisted for an Award gives you the opportunity to recognise your employees for their contribution to the business – as well as raising their profile internally and externally. We also find that businesses who invite their team to present at the Awards Finals, improve their chances of winning!

Educate your team whilst having fun!

It wouldn’t be the UK Complaint Handling Awards if we didn’t give you a great event! If you make it through to the Finals you’ll join us at a glamorous central London venue where you will make your presentations to our judging panel. In the afternoon, what better way to enjoy the excitement and anticipation at the Awards Finals with your team over a gala lunch!


Just think how good it would feel to walk up on the stage and collect your trophy with everyone in your team who made it happen.To be able to add the words ‘award winning’ to your website and to help you promote your business! For prospective customers, an Award win can really set you apart from your competitors.